Loire, Rhone, And Southern France

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Loire, Rhone, And Southern France

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  • 1. 
    Which ONE of the following groups of wines can be made from Chenin Blanc? 1.  Sancerre 2.  Vouvray 3.  Menetou-Salon 4.  Muscadet 5.  Coteaux du Layon
    • A. 

      1 and 2 only

    • B. 

      1 and 4 only

    • C. 

      2 and 3 only

    • D. 

      2 and 5 only

  • 2. 
    Which ONE of the following is a wine that can be made form grapes affected by noble rot?
    • A. 

      Sancerre

    • B. 

      Saumur Champigny

    • C. 

      Chinon

    • D. 

      Coteaux du Layon

  • 3. 
    What is the name given to the IGP of the Loire Valley?
    • A. 

      Val de Loire

    • B. 

      Vin de Pays des Coteaux de la Loire

    • C. 

      Pays d'Oc

    • D. 

      Charentais

  • 4. 
    Which ONE of the following best describes a wine produced using carbonic maceration?
    • A. 

      Fruity with high levels of tannins

    • B. 

      Light-bodied for drinking when young

    • C. 

      Full-bodied needing long maturation before drinking

    • D. 

      Spicy with high levels of tannins and acidity

  • 5. 
    Which ONE of the following pairs of appellations may be used for rose wines?
    • A. 

      Tavel and Cote-Rotie

    • B. 

      Cornas and Condrieu

    • C. 

      Lirac and Tavel

    • D. 

      Condrieu and Lirac

  • 6. 
    Which ONE of the following groups of wines come from the southern Rhone? 1.  Gigondas 2.  Hermitage 3.  Chateau-Grillet 4.  Vacqueyras 5.  Chateauneuf-du-Pape 6.  Lirac
    • A. 

      1, 2, 3, and 4 only

    • B. 

      1, 3, 4, and 5 only

    • C. 

      1, 4, 5, and 6 only

    • D. 

      ALL

  • 7. 
    Which ONE of the following groups of grape varieties is allowed in the production of AC Chateauneuf-du-Pape? 1.  Grenache 2.  Pinot Blanc 3.  Mourvedre 4.  Syrah 5.  Cabernet Sauvignon
    • A. 

      1, 2, and 3 only

    • B. 

      1, 3, and 4 only

    • C. 

      1 and 5 only

    • D. 

      ALL

  • 8. 
    Which ONE of the following groups comprise AC wines of the Languedoc-Roussillon? 1.  Fitou 2.  Minervois 3.  Tavel 4.  Bandol
    • A. 

      1 and 2 only

    • B. 

      1 and 4 only

    • C. 

      2 and 3 only

    • D. 

      3 and 4 only

  • 9. 
    Which ONE of the following grapes can be used in the production of AC Fitou?
    • A. 

      Carignan

    • B. 

      Viognier

    • C. 

      Cabernet Sauvignon

    • D. 

      Cabernet Franc

  • 10. 
    Which ONE of the following is best known for rose wines?
    • A. 

      Cote-Rotie

    • B. 

      Cotes de Provence

    • C. 

      Cotes de Beaune

    • D. 

      Coteaux du Layon

  • 11. 
    Which ONE of the following grape varieties would be used for AC Minervois?
    • A. 

      Pinot Noir

    • B. 

      Carignan

    • C. 

      Cabernet Sauvignon

    • D. 

      Merlot

  • 12. 
    Which ONE of the following is made from the Mourvedre grape?
    • A. 

      Bandol

    • B. 

      Cornas

    • C. 

      Chinon

    • D. 

      Bourgueil

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